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and victims stood behind senator dianne feinstein as she reintroduced a assault weapons ban. it is stricter than the expired 1994 ban. the new bill bans the sale of assault weapons. it would limit magazines to holding 10 rounds. >> these models are more powerful, more lethal and more advanced. >> reporter: on display are the guns lawmakers want banned, including the type of gun used in the sandy hook elementary school shooting. president obama supports a assault weapons ban. including mothers. >> when kids can't feel safe at school, it is time to put their safety above politics, above profits and enact legislation. >> reporter: dianne feinstein says passing the bills will be challenging. >> reporter: what will you do to get them on your side? >> well, it has to be the people of america. red state or a blue state. somebody picks up the phone and calls their representatives. >> reporter: supporters say the bills would protect gun owners by excluding rifles. the national rifle association says the bill is disappointing but not surprising and americans know bans does not work. the nra is confid
gun victims and law enforcement officers joined a group of democratic lawmakers as dianne feinstein announced her own bill which would eliminate high capacity magazines and ban assault weapons. >> military-style assault weapons have but one purpose, and in my view that's a military purpose. >> reporter: the lawmakers say the shooting at sandy hook elementary school shows that assault weapons need to be banned. >> a number of the police who came to newtown said to me, we could not have stopped that shooter even with the body armor we were wearing with that kind of assault weapon. >> reporter: but vice president biden downplayed the need for an assault weapons ban thursday. he says those weapons are only used in a small percentage of crimes. >> i'm much less concerned quite frankly about what you call an assault weapon than i am about magazines and the number of rounds that can be held in a magazine. >> reporter: and even sponsors of the bill acknowledge an assault weapons ban is a tough sell on capitol hill. >> we owe it to our constituents and o
, again. california's democratic senator dianne feinstein is joining us in the studio this morning. senator, you introduced this legislation friday to ban assault weapons reinstate the ban. you got this passed once before. it was uphill all the way. you can see this time it's going to be uphill, but why do you think you can get it passed? >> well, i think i can get it passed because the american people are very much for it. there's a new poll out 50,000 people in the field 68% supportive of a ban on assault weapons. i think what happens is you have one group-- namely, the national rifle association-- that has such a pronounced view that dominates the arena but we have the united states conference of mayors we have the major city chiefs, we have the largest police organization in the world supporting us, we have individual chiefs and sheriffs. we have pediatricians trauma room surgeons, teachers-- you name it, all the way down-- we have the clergy. we have the dean of the nationalica needald launch this and talk about effort he's going to put together among clergy of all types and s
to escape. >> this is the hardest of the hard. >> senator dianne feinstein weighs in on her push for gun control, why she is calling it an uphill battle. >> civil right heroes who impacted many lives, the asian- americans being honored today. . >>> more than 240 people are dead after flames swept through a nightclub in brazil earlier today. the club was at twice its mack. capacity. >> reporter: firefighters worked to contain a massive fire at a fight club sunday -- nightclub sunday. he says the blaze started at 2:00 a.m. after the insulation caught fire. there was a show going on when flames broke out. authorities said the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >> i would like to say to the people of our country that in this time of sadness we are all together. and we are going to over come this sadness while still in mourning. >> reporter: more than 200 people were killed. many from smoke inhalation. officials say 2,000 people urinside the club when the fire broke -- were inside the club when the fire broke out. this calls to mind other nightclub fires. 5 months ago a fire at a
the qualifications to be a combat soldier. but everyone is entitled to the chance. u.s. senator dianne feinstein has introduced legislation to renew the country's now expired assault weapons ban surrounded by members of congress, law enforcement and the clergy, feinstein said the bill will ban the sale of 157 military style assault weapons and ban high capacity ammunition clips. she says the 20 dead children in the newtown connecticut massacre is a wakeup call and now it's time for congress to act feinstein emphasized the bill protect the right of law abiding citizens who use guns for home security, hunting and other recreational purposes. next at 8-30. an inside look at house police in the east bay are using technology to seek out the sounds of gun fire. >> hockey is back in the south bay. the first home game it was delayed because of a and h l lockout. scott rates is live outside the hrt pavilion in. the fans are ready for some hockey. >> reporter: absalom, outside of the h-p pavilion. absolutely. the fans are excited! >> i am so happy! >> it is about time we. it has been so great to be here back
is telling us tonight about this wild ride. >>> plus the admission senator dianne feinstein made about her latest bill to ban assault weapons and why she's still hopeful it will pass. >>> chaos and tragedy at a club in brazil. what they did not do that could have prevented a fire that left 200 people left. >>> new video has surfaced showing daring drivers taking their side show stunts to a dangerous levels without fear of who's watching. jade hernandez is live now along interstate 880 to tell us what the highway patrol is saying about this latest stunt. >> reporter: this is as close to the freeway as we can get without getting into traffic. but it shows you where our video began tonight. what you will see is what some drivers witnessed firsthand. several cars spun around doing donuts with little regard for others. oakland traffic stopped near the coliseum many drivers not knowing what to do. we showed lifelong oaklander hall pictures of what drivers saw on the freeway yesterday. >> i think that was awful for them to just hold everyone at bay on the freeway as they did. >> reporter: the fre
will head there. today senator dianne feinstein takes on one of the most contentious gun ban issues. nancy cortes reports. >> reporter: this legislation is seen by many democrats as the first step in strengthening gun laws, but it's also the most controversial. it's called the assaults weapons ban of 2013 and it would reinstate the assault weapons ban that was allowed to lapse back in 2004. it would also restrict the number of bullets in high-capacity magazines. this is legislation that has been waiting in the wings for quite some time, but the lead sponsor, senator dianne feinstein of california is introducing it now in the wake of the sandy hook tragedy. most republicans and some democrats argue that an assault weapons ban is ineffective, that it doesn't do much to reduce gun violence, doesn't do much to deal with the real problem of mental illness and violates the second amendment. but the democrats by and large contend that studies show that the assault weapons ban did work when it was in place and that they plan to deal with things like mental illness and
this week. >>> dianne feinstein got personal while introducing her assault weapons bill. feinstein talked about the day george moscone and harvey milk were killed at san francisco city hall. >> i was the one that found supervisor milk's body, and i was the one that put a finger in a bullet hole trying to get a pulse. once you have been through one of these episodes, once you see what the crime scene is like -- it isn't like the movies -- it changes your view of weapons. >> feinstein's bill would ban more than 150 assault style weapons and high capacity magazines. but she does concede that it has little chance of passing congress. >>> a well-known crime fighter is pnc's pick to go after wall street -- president obama's pick to go after wall street. he nominate mary jo white to be the head of the securities and exchange commission. she was the first female u.s. attorney in manhattan. she led the successful prosecution of mafia boss john gotti. as head of the sec she says she will work hard to protect investors and ensure transparency of the market.
:30, senator dianne feinstein gets personal as she leads the charge for a new federal assault weapons ban. the legislation she launched today goes beyond the assault weapons ban that expired back in 2004 and getting it through congress will be no easy task. for dianne feinstein, it's personal. >> i became mayor as a product of assassination. >> both mayor moscone and supervisor harvey milk have been shot and killed. >> oh!! >> reporter: the death of her colleagues including harvey milk the first openly gay public official in america was so traumatic, she rarely discusses it. >> you were somebody who was very close to a tragic shooting. >> reporter: but here at the launch of her push to renew the assault weapons ban, she answered in graphic detail. >> i was the one that found supervisor milk's body, and i was the one that put a finger in a bullet hole trying to get a pulse. once you have been through one of these episodes, once you see what the crime scene is like, it isn't like the movies. it changes your view of weapons. >> reporter: she put on an e
. >> dianne feinstein is resuming her fight for a ban on assault weapons. this morning she introduced a bill on the floor of the senate and it is designed to stop at the sale, trar transfer and manufacturing of those weapons. >> they fall into the hands of those. they are sold out of trunks and back seats of automobiles in cities as well as gun shows with no questions asked -- >> senator feinstein introduced a similar measure in 1993 after a shooting there. >>> meanwhile vice-president biden just wrapped up a forum on gun control. biden partnered with google as part of a series of white house online fireside hangouts. a 21th century take on franklin roosevelts famous fireside chats on the radio, it was formed to come up with ways to reduce the violent following that. >>> a lawsuit over that there is scheduled for tomorrow. the drakes bay oyster company is suing the national park service after ken salazar ruled they should be closed. they have been in operation for almost 100 years and provides as much as 40% of the state's supply of fresh oysters. >>> some owners there are paying their yard
dianne feinstein banning a bill on semi assault rifles and ammunition clips nationwide. the bill strengthened her 1994 ban by banning the sale and manufacturing of 150 guns, including rifles and shotguns fitted for detachable magazines. the measure would not cover weapons people already own as well as hunting and sport and antique and disabled weapons. the senator says the goal is to quote, dry up the supply of the weapons over time. >> together, we are introducing legislation to help end the mass shootings that have devastated countless families and terrorized communities. >> feinstein got in involved in gun control when supervisor harvey milk was killed by former superior dan white. >>> and back in california, job creation and budget concerns. that is what jerry brown spoke about in the third state of the state address. this is the third time they are doing this with california in the black. we have jodi hernandez with more about the governor's address. >> reporter: good morning. governor jerry brown delivered a speech that left lawmakers smiling. the governor said california h
.s. senator dianne feinstein led the news conference in washington, d.c. today. the new legislation is in response to the sandy hook massacre last month. an assortment of high-powered weapons were on display during the announcement. >> my colleagues and i are introducing a bill to prohibit the sale, transfer, manufacturer and importation of assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition feeding devices that can accept more than ten rounds. >> right now the bill is strongly opposed by many in the house and senate in t of republicans. gun control also the topic of an online chat today featuring vice president joe biden. among those attending, our own business and tech reporter, scott budman. scott did the vp let people ask questions? >> he did. vice president biden appearing in a google plus hangout today, giving his opinion and request asking questions about the obama administration's plans to tackle the issue of gun violence. among those in the chat room today, parents, educators and a lot of questions about how the vice president's personal views on gun ownership jived with their ho
morning, when california senator dianne feinstein introduced a new gun legislation. that would outlaw 158 assault weapons and limit clips to 10 bullets. it is similar to the original assault weapon ban, but it does not have a sunset clause, as our original law did. this expired in 2004. >> in san mateo tomorrow local authorities are holding an anonymous gun buyback the bed. anyone can give up their weapons, no questions asked, and receive up to $100 in cash for a handgun, shotgun or rifles can be awarded a $200. it will happen tomorrow at the san mateo county dissenter from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.. >> san jose police are investigating his third homicide of the year. or around 830 last night a man was reportedly stabbed several times near south side drive and hope street. the man was later pronounced dead at the hospital. police believe he was attacked by several suspects, but the motive was unclear at this time. the victim's identity is being withheld until his family is notified. >> san jose police might have a break from and eye witness who saw the attempted kidnapping of a 13 year-o
out $63,500 in cash. senator dianne feinstein says her assault weapons ban will be an uphill battle in congress and the group one million moms for gun control is hoping some public pressure will help get it passed. live in san francisco tonight, monte francis, nbc bay area news. >> thank you. >>> there was a similar march across the country in washington, d.c. today. hundreds of people joined a silent march through the nation's capital. among those in attendance, 100 parents from newtown, connecticut. vice president joe biden is spearheading a public push for new laws that would strengthen background checks, limit high capacity magazines and ban assault weapons. the nra has said it would fight the proposals insisting bans make no one safer. the senate is scheduled it begin hearings on the issue this coming wednesday. >> san jose may soon start handing out bonuses to keep cops on the force. city councilmen stan la card doe and pete constant are proposing the idea and they say with so many cops leaving san jose, the city should consider giving officers 8% retention bonuses. >> it's cr
the first u.s. assault weapons band that was allowed to expire. this morning california senator dianne feinstein says her redoubled effort faces an uphill battle again. but this one time things are different. >> i think i can get it passed because the american people are very much for it. there's a new poll out. 80% supportive of a ban on assault weapons. >> feinstein said her new gun control proposals have broad-based support. but she does acknowledge the national rifle association has the power to derail the movement because it represents gun manufacturers more than gun owners. >>> in fairfield officials tomorrow will resume their investigation of a fire that gut add comedy club. they say it started as an electrical fire friday night. flames destroyed the roof of the theater. fire investigators haven't been able to go inside because of structural issues. crews were able to remove debris yesterday and at least open the surrounding streets. >> we have metal siding up top that's blowing in the wind. those were damaged in the fire. the support studs were damaged in the fire. so we are tr
. >>> california senator dianne feinstein says her bill to ban assault weapons will have an uphill climb said a coalition of police, clergy and voters would push forward her bill over the joskses --ing ofs of the national rifle association. she says the nra came after her when she first proposed the assault weapons ban in 1990. >> the nra come after you, they put together large amounts of money to defeat you. they did this in '93 and intend to continue it. >> the nra disputes the characterization of the group, saying its power comes from, quote, more than four million dues-paying members. >>> if you like to shop, we have the place for you. a shopper's paradise in the east bay. the legendary shopping event that covers 96,000 square feet. first... >> never seen anything like this. >> ama: crazy weekend weather catches dozens of hikers offguard in arizona. how crews pulled off a rescue operation. >> leigh: i'm leigh glaser. a terrific day today. a lot of blue sky, but it was cold. we are going to warm up this upcoming work week. upcoming work week. we'll look at the se well, well, well. growing
. but that isn't stopping supporters from hoping she does. senator dianne feinstein of california told c-n-n's state of the union. she's firmly in that camp. >> "i'm not concerned with that as i am with what secretary clinton is thinking about 2016. i think she's accomplished an incredible record and really has unbridled popularity, she has a total knowledge of all of the issues. served in the senate. she has been first lady -" >> crowley: you're a fan. >> "i am a fan." >> crowley: you want her to run? >> "i would love it if she would run." >> senator barbara boxer echoed that sentiment during last week's congressional hearings on the benghazi attack. she told clinton she will be missed, but hopefully not for long. >> federal investigators are now saying the 7-8-7 that experienced a battery fire earlier this month was delivered to japan airlines less than three weeks before the fire. the national transportation safety board says the plane had only recorded 169 flight hours and 22 flights when the fire erupted in one of the airliner's two lithium ion batteries on january 7th. the fire occ
sports team mike sugerman is driving out that way too. >>> barbara boxer and dianne feinstein have made a friendly wager with their cohorts in congress in maryland. if the 9ers win, maryland senators mikulski and carden will serve up crab cakes, cookies and beer from baltimore. if the ravens win, boxer and feinstein will send crab, wine, cheese and sourdough bread across the country. boxer and feinstein said they are confident the 9ers will, quote, strike gold and the ravens will flutter away there defeat. >>> even animals are weighing in about super bowl predictions. say hi to sibu here, a mom at a zoo. over the weekend zookeepers gave her a box with blankets representing the 9ers and ravens. it chose the 49ers. there is a cavea, right only 50% of the time with previous predictions. >> that's kind of like the weather. >> kind of hit or miss. >> i would like to think i have a better percentage. >> you have been doing well this last weekend. it was amazing. >> i think we're doing okay. the next couple of days we have a lot of sunshine coming o
dorothy -- dianne feinstein. >> there you go. >> forgive me. i'm trying to think of all of the names i'm seeing. they are filing in. an estimated 800,000 people are barked out there waiting for their historic ceremony. the activities are tu to begin -- are due to begin at 8:30. after the president is sworn in, he will deliver his inaugural address and then there will be a parade down pennsylvania avenue. tori campbell is there. and we will be following all of the events right here for you. >>> back here in the bay area, a popular gun buyback event in marin county continues today. there will be one thing missing. the buyback part of that. tara moriarty joins us to explain. >> reporter: well, today is martin luther king, junior day, of course, the district attorney is saying because he advocated nonviolence this couldn't be more perfect timing. this is gonna be a gun surrender as opposed to last week, if we take a look at the video. you can see that people were actually getting cash for their guns. this particular event runs from 11:00 to 3:00 in the afternoon. the trouble is the county
dianne feinstein will be speaking momentarily introducing legislation on assault weapons. we will listen in. >> good morning and certainly in overcast start to the day. unsettled weather could continue into the afternoon and we are waking up to clouds and areas of locally dense fog. headed into tomorrow rain chant continues under partly cloudy skies. we will have another storm rolling through saturday night into sunday coming down from the gulf of alaska. the high- pressure rebuilds as we head into the next middle of next week. 46 out the door and about, 52 in oakland, 50 in redwood city. a look at your numbers into the afternoon coming up in my next report. >> we have been enjoying a pretty good ride free of hot spots. there is hardly a back up at the bay bridge. the san mateo bridge ride it traffic looks good. the drive time is still just 13 minutes. the commute to the golden gate bridge is picking up some sluggish traffic now at the toll plaza southbound. no delays across the span. >> this just an and the newsroom live pictures out of washington d.c. where any moment senator dianne fe
. the affordable care act should be started by january. >> u.s. senator dianne feinstein has introduced legislation to renew the country's now expired assault weapons ban surrounded by members of congress, law enforcement and the clergy, feinstein said the bill will ban the sale of 157 military style assault weapons and ban high capacity ammunition clips. she says the 20 dead children in the newtown connecticut massacre is a wakeup call and now it's time for congress to act feinstein emphasized the bill protect the right of law abiding citizens who use guns for home security, hunting and other recreational purposes. >> these allow a mass killings to be carried out again and again and again in our country. we should be out reached on how easy it is for perpetrators of these horrific crimes to obtain a powerful military-style weapons. >> pam: dianne feinstein emphasized the bill protect the rights of law-abiding citizens to use gun control for home security, hunting and other recreational purposes. >> catherine: big changes are coming for women serving in the army and the marines. the pentagon is lif
dianne feinstein, introduced legislation to renew the country's now expired assault weapon ban. senator feinstein said, the bill would ban the sale of 157 military-style assault weapons as was ban high capacity ammunition clips. she says, the 20 children killed in the new town, conn. massacre or a wake-up call for the nation and now it is time for congress act. >> senate feinstein emphasized the bill does protect a right of law- abiding citizens who use guns from insecurity, a hunting and other recreational purposes. >> still ahead attention on the tarmac some scary moments at dulled international airport how to plant almost collided with the kron 4 morning news continues. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems.
. but that is not stopping supporters from hoping she does. >> senator dianne feinstein of california toll see in a state of the union she firmly in that camp. i think she has accomplished and in a record. >> i think she has unbridled popularity. she has a total knowledge of all the issues. she has served in dissented. i would love if she would run. >> she is not alone. >> and other senators echoed that sentiment during last week's congressional hearings on the benghazi attacked. when she told clinton she would be missed but hopefully not for long. we will see what happens. >> for both democratic and republican lawmakers to to morning talk shows proclaiming the need for the gop to tackle immigration reform. this comes after the republican party's poor showing among latino voters in the president's election. >> former presidential candidate and current arizona senator john mccain describe the party's shift. >> what has changed is honestly there is a new appreciation on both sides of the aisle including more importantly on the republican side of the aisle that we have to end at a comprehensive and immigrat
that an improving budget situation does not mean they can go on a spending spree. >>> dianne feinstein will introduce an assault weapons ban in washington, d.c. today. the california democratic bill also bans high capacity ammunition clips in the wake of the sandy hook school shootings. her bill is also cosponsored by both of connecticut's senators. >> newtown changed things. >> we believe in our right to defend ourselves and our families with semi-automatic firearms technology. >> vice president joe biden continues his search for ways to curb gun violence. he is heading to virginia tomorrow. he will hold a rally to promote gun control and will hold online google forum chats to discuss the issue. >>> san mateo county will hold a gun buy-back event this saturday at the fairgrounds on delaware street. the county will offer $100 for handguns, shotguns and rifles. if you turn in an assault weapon you could earn up to $200. in recent months several bay area cities have held gun buy- back programs. this is oakland's successful event last december. >>> new
is proposed on capitol hill today. california democratic senator dianne feinstein plans to introduce a bill to ban assault weapons and high capacity ammunition clips. her bill is cosponsored by both connecticut democrats in the senate in the wake of the sandy hook school shootings in their state. it's opposed by the nra. >> newtown fundamentally changed things and the nra doesn't get it. >> we believe in our right to defend ourselves and our families with semi-automatic firearms technology! >> meanwhile, vice president joe biden goes to virginia tomorrow to hold a rally to promote gun control. >>> a defiant message today from north korea. the country's top military body says it plans to carry out what it calls a high level nuclear test. a news reader said the test will target the united states. north korea is rejecting a u.n. security council resolution that passed two days ago. that resolution called a long- range rocket launch last month [ indiscernible ] expanded sanctions >>> or capitol hill there was crying and yelling as secretary of state hillary
. [ laughter ] >> mayor dianne feinstein bet a case of white wine from napa, a dozen crabs and dozen loafs of bread. she asked the cincinnati mayor to contribute to the the save the cable car fund if the 9ers won which we did. >> cable cars are still here. thanks. 1,985,000,000 dolphin game then mayor dianne feinstein and miami mayor maurice ferry each bet crab dinners at their hometown if they won. fishy theme here. in 1989, this is my favorite because this involves trash talking like we just don't do anier mo. so in 1989, cincinnati mayor refused to bet against the game. refused to bet on behalf of his city so everyone in san francisco started trash talking a headline from one of our newspapers that said cincinnati mayor is too chicken to bet. so a san francisco tv reporter went to cincinnati basically haranged this guy into finally exploding with the following statement. all right. i hate san francisco. i hope they drown on the way to the game. >> oh, my god. >> how's that? >> just fine, thank you very much, sir, because that quote was replayed ov
. the event begins at noon. it is sold out. statute of limitations senator dianne feinstein is admitting her new ban to ban assault weapons faces an uphill battle. >> what does bother me, i have seep weapons swanned and grown and now in the hands of younger and younger people over these years. i think you reach a point as i said earlier where enough is enough. >> senator feinstein introduced the bill last week which will introduce the number of rounds in a magazine to ten. a new poll shows strong support for an assault weapons ban. the public safety committee will see demonstrations of firearms that are illegal here in the state. they will also hear testimony by police, researchers and advocates working against gun violence and gun rights groups. >>> a public hearing that was scheduled today on the feature of pete's harbor has been postponed. the city council did after the developer and save pete's harbor group ask the for a delay. the california state lands commission is expected to clarify at its meeting in april whether the lease on the outer harbor could be transferred to a developer. wi
and supports senator dianne feinstein's bill calling for a ban on assault weapons. >>> the national march in washington drew thousands of participants. they carried signs with the names and pictures of gun violence victims. they walked from the capital to the washington monument. many of those who marched say they were spurred to action by the massacre in connecticut last month. among those marching was a group from newtown. >>> other bay area headlines, a pro-life walk in san francisco today marks the 40th anniversary of roe v. wade. the walk for life west coast drew tens of thousands of pro- lifers heading from the civic center plaza to justin herman plaza. the walk is in its ninth year. >>> it looks like the drakes bay oyster company will be evicted from point reyes. the company bid for a preliminary injunction so it could continue operating even though its permit expired in november. a federal judge in oakland heard arguments yesterday. she hasn't made a ruling yet but she hinted she will probably turn down the request. >>> tomorrow san francisco p
the streets to the halls of congress today. senator dianne feinstein of california will introduce a bill banning assault weapons and high capacity ammunition clips. >> you need to do something about the guns. >> reporter: connecticut senators richard blumenthal and chris murphy are cosponsoring the bill. they say the shooting at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut proves there is a need to ban assault weapons. >> newtown fundamentally changed things. >> reporter: but the nra says law-abiding citizens need the same technology the criminals have. >> that means we believe in our right to defend ourselves and our families with semi- automatic firearms technology. >> reporter: the nra has a lot of support here on capitol hill especially in the house where many say an assault weapons ban has little chance of being passed. >> this is going to be a tough go. >> reporter: and it may be tough to win over some of the public, as well. on wednesday, sheriffs in missouri, california and texas announced they would not enforce new gun control laws s
debate of gun violence moved to capitol hill today. senator dianne feinstein took the lead and introduced legislation banning military assault weapons. jana katsuyama is live now outside of a mass shooting in san francisco that triggered the nation's previous ban. jana. reporter>> senator feinstein was behind that first ban. it all came as you say from a mass shooting in san francisco. back in 19 # -- 1993. thaáts when -- that's when a man went on a rampage killing 20 people. and now nearly 20 years later, the battle continues. >> today my colleagues and i are introducing a bill to prohibit the sale, transfer, manufacture and importation of assault weapons. reporter>> senator feinstein's bill would ban 167 specific firearms. it includes semi automatic guns with a detachable magazine and at least one military feature. today's proposal comes nearly two decades after a deadly mass shooting in san francisco prompted feinstein's first assault weapons plan. segel was there when it happened >> . >> i was on the 36th floor. i was lucky. i got blind a -- i got behind a locked door. nothing see
dianne feinstein took the lead and introduced legislation banning military assault weapons. jana katsuyama is live now outside of a mass shooting in san francisco that triggered the nation's previous ban. jana. reporter>> senator feinstein was behind that first ban. it all came as you say from a mass shooting in san francisco. back in 19 # -- 1993. thaáts when -- that's when a man went on a rampage killing 20 people. and now nearly 20 years later, the battle continues. >> today my colleagues and i are introducing a bill to prohibit the sale, transfer, manufacture and importation of assault weapons. reporter>> senator feinstein's bill would ban 167 specific firearms. it includes semi automatic guns with a detachable magazine and at least one military feature. today's proposal comes nearly two decades after a deadly mass shooting in san francisco prompted feinstein's first assault weapons plan. segel was there when it happened >> . >> i was on the 36th floor. i was lucky. i got blind a -- i got behind a locked door. nothing seems to have have happened to generate the type of in
wants people to consider the white house plans as gun safety not gun control. control senator dianne feinstein reintroduced a ban for high capacity guns. banning specific guns snot dealing with the real problems. >> that is not looking seriously at mental health, not looking seriously at violent games, looking seriously at violent movies. looking seriously to a variety of games. >> the white house says it has police nation-wide on their side. live in washington kyla campbell. >>> the senate is set to vote monday on a rebill for super storm sandy. the money is urgently needed. sandy hit the east coast last october killing 140 people and destroying homes and businesses. the house passed the emergency relief bill last week. >>> new jersey storm victims won't be able to rebuild their homes exactly the way they were before that storm. that is because the federal emergency management agency has redone the flood maps along the jersey shore for the first time in 20 years. they put that area in a higher risk zone. new jersey governor chris christie says property owners will see a benefit to n
hoping she does. senator dianne feinstein of california told c-n-n's state of the union. she's firmly in that camp. >> "i'm not concerned with that as i am with what secretary clinton is thinking about 2016. i think she's accomplished an incredible record and really has unbridled popularity, she has a total knowledge of all of the issues. served in the senate. she has been first lady -" >> crowley: you want her to run? would run." >> senator barbara boxer echoed that sentiment during last week's congressional hearings on the benghazi attack. she told clinton she will be missed, but hopefully not for long. both democratic and republican lawmakers took to morning talk shows today proclaiming the need for the g-o-p to tackle immigration reform. this comes after the republican party's poor showing among latino voters in the presidential election. former presidential candidate and current arizona senator john mccain had this to say. >> what's changed is honestly is that there is a new, i think, appreciation on both sides of the aisle including maybe more importantly on a comprehensive immi
. >>> senator dianne feinstein is admitting her new bill to ban assault weapons faces an uphill battle but she is not giving up without a fight. >> what does bother me, i have seen weapons swanned and grown and now in the hands of younger and younger people. i think you reach a point, as i said earlier, where enough is enough. >> senator feinstein introduced the bill last week which would limit the number of rounds of magazine to ten. new poll shows strong support for a weapons ban. >>> tomorrow california lawmakers will consider how well the state's assault weapons ban is working. the public safety committee will see demonstrations of firearms that are illegal here in our state. legislatures will also hear testimony by police researchers, advocates working against gun violence, and gun rights groups. >>> tomorrow in marin the public hear willing be held on plans to approve the green beret interchange. cal tran wants to tear down a bicycle and pedestrian over crossing and replace it with unalleviated -- with an elevated freeway. it's a $143 million project which is needed -- that is needed to
that killed 27 people, including 20 children, last month. senator dianne feinstein of california and connecticut senator chris murphy have announced the new legislation. >> weapons design originally for the military to kill large numbers of people in close combat are replicated for civilian use. they fall into the hands one way or another of grievance killers, gangs, of those who are mentally unstable or ill. >> kids would be alive today in newtown, connecticut if the law we are proposing today were in place on december 14 of last year. it is as simple as that. white we know that? the data tulsa's despite with the gun lobby will say, the first assault weapons ban even with its double- >> the measure would outlaw the manufacturing sale of 157 semiautomatic weapons and magazine clips holding more than 10 rounds. the previous assault weapons ban expired in 2004 after 10 years in affect. the new measure is expected to meet stiff resistance from house republicans and even some senate democrats in states with loose restrictions on firearms. democratic senator john kerry appeared before
. today a senator dianne feinstein reintroduced her assault weapon ban, the issue found its way into the chat room. google hosting a hangout on gun control featuring vice president joe biden. >> to end gun violence, once and for all. >> with gun control on the mind of the country -- >> the single best thing we can do is have a national dialogue about this. >> vice president joe biden brought the issue into the chat room. taking part in a google plus hangout to let people know they have a say in where gun control goes from here. >> make your voices heard. that's one of the reasons i wanted to be in this chat. there's tens of thousands of people listening to this. i don't care which side of the issue you're on. pick those things that you think can have a positive impact. >> the vice president isn't just talking about guns. he's a gun owner. something he says is foreign the dialogue. >> it is totally a guarantee not negotiable that i'm able to own a weapon. >> also important, taking questions live from parents and educators. >> are you proposing sending more armed guards into schoo
around the globe. the "new york times" reports democratic senators led by dianne feinstein plan to introduce a bill today to outlaw assault weapons. other democrats like west virginia's joe manchin are having a hard time selling that at home. it will be a barometer how far gun control legislation will go. >>> bad weather is hampering the search for three canadians missing in antartica. their twin engine plane vanished on a flight from the south pole. beacon aboard the aircraft alerted to trouble last night. >>> a federal appeals court overturned an indiana law that banned sex offenders from using social networks like facebook and twitter. three-judge panel said theaid the law was unconstitutional and too broad. >>> the republican finds it's never too late to quit smoking. smokers typically lose about a decade of life expectancy but a new study found those who quit between ages 35 and 44 gain back nine of the years and those who quit before 35 gain back all ten years. >>> "the "san francisco chronicle"" say scientists created anti-hiv resistant pills for cells
. >> also following a story with senator dianne feinstein will introduce a new version of the so-called assault weapon ban to the senate today. >> feinstein plans to expand on the van that expired in 2004 by including handguns and shotguns in addition to rifles. >> she also plastic decrease the number of cosmetic features on a gun that make it considered an assault weapon from 2 to 1. >> new york gov. governor andrew cuomo signed into law the same man in his state last week. >> vice president biden is launching a white house campaign to promote gun control. later today, the vice-president will take questions on ways to reduce gun violence during a gloogle hand out. >> that is an interactive video chat that will streamline on the white house website and on google +. vice-president by will travel to richmond, va. tomorrow with other obama administration officials and virginia senator tim kaine . >> still ahead on the kron 4 morning news why one status within a ban that kept sexual predators' of facebook. and a japanese retailers looking to set up their clothes rack in the u.s.. wha
dianne feinstein introduce legislation. for the assault rifle ban. >> and our other top story is the bay area is getting ready to cheer on the 49ers. we are asking how much fans are willing to pay. and the this person says 0!. it is a rich man's game. >> and this me person said t i would be priceless. and collin said that he would pay also nothing they have had >> the superstitious. >> if you would like to let us know what you think. >> and earlier. after the $2,000 would include air fare. >> good luck with that. that is going to do it for us. >> thank you for watching we will be back here next weekend keeping up on the super bowl
after the connecticut school shootings. >>> dianne feinstein says her bill to assault weapons will have an uphill battle but she's not giving up without a fight. >> what does bother me, i've seen weapons spawned and grown and into the hands of younger and younger people over these years. i think you reach a point, as you said earlier, where enough is enough. >> now, senator feinstein introduced the bill last wok. it would limit the number of rounds in an ammunition magazine to 10. the strong shows a strong support for bans on some weapons but the nra says it will not pass. >>> the public safety committee tomorrow will fee demonstrations of firearms that are illegal here in california. lawmakers will also hear testimony from police, by researchers, advocates working against gun violence and also gun rights groups. >>> it is 8:15. in just over three hours, we'll hear from the senators who say they have the solution to fight immigration. kyla campbell is live in washington, d.c. where democrats and republicans are unveiling their four-step plan. >> reporter: in a series of events this week
. california senator dianne feinstein proposed a ban that is more strict than the one that expired a decade ago. >> this is really an uphill road. if anyone asks today, can you win this? the answer is, we don't know. it's so up hill. >> reporter: the nation's largest gun lobby, the national rifle association. released this statement. the american people know gun bans do not work and we are confident congress will reject senator feinstein's wrong-headed approach. meanwhile, on friday, the nfrp ra criticized by one of its own members for running this ad which brought the president's daughters into the debate. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? >> jim baker, head of the group's federal affairs division, recoportedly disagree with the commercial. the agency says differences of opinions are con throughout the organization. the issue of gun control continues to be divisive. >> he won't spend a whole year doing it. at some point you have to do votes. you don't want it to be the health care process over again, where it drains resources. >> reporter: on tuesday, president obama will
. welcome back to "cbs this morning." >> i remember that well. and california senator dianne feinstein recently said female politicians are less confrontational. and better suited to be problem-solvers. we'll ask three female senators how to make congress more effective when "cbs this morning" continues. congress more effective when "cbs this morning" continues. >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by lifestyle lift. find out how you can light up your life. ♪ >>> the new congress has a record number of women, 81 in the house and 20 in the senate. and we spoke with three of those senators, minnesota democrat republican of maine and heidi heitkamp from north dakota. they say they have a commitment to bipartisanship and to change. senators, thank you so much for being here. barack obama, sworn into a second term. senator, how do you think his second term will be different? how do you hope it will be different? >> we know the country is facing major challenges. we're starting with the challenge of bringing the debt down. but then there are so m
:26 right now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. new this morning, senator dianne feinstein unveiling a new bill that would ban assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips nationwide. the bill strengthens her expired 1994 ban by banning the sale, transfer and manufacturing of about 150 guns, including certain rifles, handguns and shotguns fitted for detachable magazines. guns having one military characteristic would also be banned. >> together we are introducing lentiling legislation to help end the mass shootings that have devastated countless families. >> feinstein first got involved in gun control when san francisco mayor george must say coney and harvey melk were killed by former city supervisor dan white. we're going to take a quick break but have a look at weather and traffic right after this. >>> welcome back. the time is 9:28. we still have pretty thick fog out there this morning but the shower activity has subsided. in fact the only showers we're tracking right now are priemostn the south bay. we'll check on your drive with mike. he is standing by. i want to show you the general
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